Integrating Strategic Environmental Assessment into Power Development Planning in Viet Nam

Publication | December 2018

This publication presents the integration of a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) in the revised Power Development Plan VII of Viet Nam.

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It demonstrates how incorporating an SEA into the planning process will produce plans that are based on a more thorough understanding of their implications for the economy, society, and environment of the country. Viet Nam’s revised Power Development Plan VII is a model of good practice in integrating an SEA in the preparation of a strategic plan for the power sector of other countries, particularly in the Greater Mekong Subregion.


  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Context
  • Evolution of Strategic Environmental Assessments in Power Development
  • Strategic Environmental Assessment of the Revised Power Development Plan VII
  • Remaining Challenges for Developing Strategic Environmental Assessments of Power Development Plans
  • Appendix: Strategic Environmental Assessment Indicators and Evaluation Methods

Additional Details

  • Environment
  • Environmental assessment
  • Energy
  • Energy sector governance and reform
  • Viet Nam
  • 60
  • 8.5 x 11
  • TCS199905
  • 978-92-9261-478-2 (print)
  • 978-92-9261-479-9 (electronic)

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